Tag: 2013

2016 Season Preview: Matt Harvey, RHP

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Matt Harvey, RHP

Matt Harvey, SP Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: March 27, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Contract Status: First year arbitration eligible ($4.3 million salary) 2015 Recap Matt Harvey was not at the level of dominance that he was before his elbow surgery in late 2013, but he wasn’t that far off either, he pitched as well as you […]

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2016 Season Preview: Lucas Duda, 1B

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Lucas Duda, 1B

Lucas Duda, 1B Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: February 3, 1986 (30 on Opening Day) Contract: 2nd-year arbitration eligible (Projected $6.8 million) 2015 Recap Lucas Duda‘s 2014 season earned him almost universal acclaim among Mets fans, yet when he did virtually the same thing in 2015, he became one of the more criticized players on the team. […]

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Mets Shortstop Prospect Luis Carpio Has Shoulder Surgery

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Shortstop Prospect Luis Carpio Has Shoulder Surgery

Shortstop Luis Carpio, one of the top prospects in the New York Mets farm system, could miss an extended period of time with a shoulder injury, MetsMinors.net has learned. Carpio reportedly complained of the ailment while playing over the winter, and had surgery on his throwing shoulder last week. He was originally signed as an international […]

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Pitching Efficiency Outliers: Who’s At Risk For Injury In 2016

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
Pitching Efficiency Outliers: Who’s At Risk For Injury In 2016

There were red flags pointing to Wheeler’s elbow injury in 2015 A Major League Pitcher is a fragile thing. An unnatural motion is repeated over and over again with great stress until, inevitably the elbow or shoulder wear down and/or break. As every pitcher is different, there is no exact science to determine what the […]

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Mets Back Among Top 15 MLB Payrolls

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Back Among Top 15 MLB Payrolls

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Mets payroll – which he calculates to be $134 million – currently ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. That puts them ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals. It´s nice that ownership finally appears willing and able to sport a competitive payroll. Assuming the […]

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Jon Heyman and CBS Sports Call It Quits

An article by posted on January 2, 2016 0 Comments
Jon Heyman and CBS Sports Call It Quits

According to the good folks at Awful Announcing, here’s a shocker… Veteran MLB reporter Jon Heyman is no longer with CBS Sports. When contacted by Awful Announcing, Heyman confirmed the news to them and added that his role at MLB Network will be unaffected by the departure. One of the most respected baseball insiders in the industry, Heyman […]

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Cardinals Sign Jeremy Hefner To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Cardinals Sign Jeremy Hefner To Minor League Deal

Former Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner has signed a minor league deal with the St. Louis Cardinals. Hefner has not seen major league action since 2013 due to two Tommy John surgeries. Hefner, 29, made 36 starts in 2012 and 2013 for the Mets, going 8-15 with a 4.65 ERA. In 224.1 innings he struck out […]

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Report Links Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman to HGH Doping Ring

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
Report Links Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman to HGH Doping Ring

MLB Trade Rumors posted a statement from the attorneys for both Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman: “It’s inexcusable and irresponsible that Al Jazeera would provide a platform and broadcast outright lies about Mr. Howard and Mr. Zimmerman. The extraordinarily reckless claims made against our clients in this report are completely false and rely on a […]

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Phillies Trade Closer Ken Giles To Astros For Five Prospects

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Phillies Trade Closer Ken Giles To Astros For Five Prospects

One of the most useless pieces for a last-place team is a dominant closer. The Phillies capitalized on that this week by dealing their dominant 25 year-old closer Ken Giles to the Astros for a package of prospects which included former number one overall draft pick Mark Appel. In two seasons in Philadelphia, Giles has […]

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Anthony Recker Signs With Cleveland Indians

An article by posted on November 27, 2015 0 Comments
Anthony Recker Signs With Cleveland Indians

Former Mets catcher Anthony Recker has signed with the Cleveland Indians on a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. Earlier this off-season he was outrighted off the Mets 40-man roster and elected free agency. He got into 32 games for New York in 2015, batting .125/.239/.213 with only a double and two […]

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